LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A Pulaski County Jail inmate has been found dead in his cell.
The sheriff's department said Tuesday that 34-year-old Erik Canada of Roland was found dead about 5:30 p.m. Sunday by a jail guard who was making rounds and checking on inmates.
A suspected cause of death was not released and a sheriff's spokesman did not immediately return a phone call seeking comment.
The sheriff's office said in a news release that Canada's body was sent to the state medical examiner's office to determine the cause of death.
Canada was arrested last Wednesday for a parole violation and was due to be released Wednesday.Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.